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10-year sponsor Smiley’s Racing Products gives post-season awards in five IMCA divisions

MESQUITE, Texas – Smiley’s Racing Products reaches a sponsorship milestone in 2014, its 10th season as a partner with IMCA. Drivers in five divisions again receive contingency awards, based on national or regional point standings, from the high-performance parts manu­facturer and distributor. “When IMCA was on the verge of switching to a new tire manufacturer almost a decade ago it became important to align with a quality and trusted distributor network,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “Smiley’s Racing Products was the cornerstone of that network and continues to be a trusted partner as we enter our 10th season with them. We couldn’t be more happy with the relationship.” Gift cards good for $50 go to top 10 finishers in the Razor Chassis South Central Region for IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds, the Arnold Motor Supply Southern Region for IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and the Charger Chassis Southern Region for IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Top 10 drivers in national standings for Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMods and Mach-1 Sport Com­pacts all get gift cards of [Read More]

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More IMCA track champions receive awards as part of growing Axle Exchange program

DES MOINES, Iowa – Axle Exchange builds on an already high-profile program this season with awards for the growing number of IMCA track champions in five divisions. The manufacturer of the Fast Shafts brand of drive shafts again gives $25 product certificates to the more than 360 drivers who will win local IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod or Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod track titles in 2014. Fast Shafts also returns to national decal programs for the Stock Cars, Northern SportMods and Southern SportMods. Drivers in all three divisions must display two Fast Shafts decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. Track champion product certificates and point fund checks will be presented during the national banquet in November, or be mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Now in its 12th season as a marketing partner with IMCA, Axle Exchange also returns as sponsor of the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational and will furnish a portion [Read More]

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IMCA Modified, SportMod special events drivers receive Harris Enterprises awards

ROLAND, Iowa – Bob Harris Enterprises gives awards to IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod and Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center special events competitors again in 2014. One top 10 finisher at each of 30 Modified specials and at a dozen SportMod specials receive two free shock rebuilds from the fourth-year marketing partner. A drawing will be held following the regular point season to award Race Tech Info Dirt Chassis School packages to a driver in each division. Certificates for the shock rebuilds will be mailed within a week after special events results are received at the IMCA home office. Race Tech Info seminar certificates go in the mail this fall. Drawing winners last year were Aaron Turnbull and Cory Struckhoff. Information about the Race Tech Info chassis schools, set-up DVDs and shock rebuilds is availa­ble by calling 515 231-1748 and at the www.bobharrisent.com website. The long-time IMCA supporter also returns to promote the Harris Clash on Thursday, July 17 at Knoxville Race­way. Modifieds race for $2,000 to win and Northern SportMods for $1,000 [Read More]

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Larry Shaw Race Cars returning as title sponsor of IMCA’s Western Region

BATESVILLE, Ark. (April 29) – Larry Shaw Race Cars returns for a third consecutive season as title sponsor of IMCA’s Western Region for Modifieds. Top 10 drivers in 2014 point standings for the region receive shares of a $6,000 point fund furnished in part by the Batesville, Ark., chassis builder. Drivers are required to display two Larry Shaw Racing decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund shares. The champion earns $2,500, with $1,250 for second, $625 for third, $325 for fourth and $300 for fifth. Sixth through 10th place finishers each get $200. Larry Shaw Race Cars is now in its seventh year as an IMCA marketing partner. More information is available by calling 870 251-2966 and at the www.larryshaw.com website. Shaw also retails high performance parts and repairs all makes of chassis. The Western Region includes tracks in Arizona, California, western Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, northern New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming. Three newly-sanctioned facilities in Montana are border tracks, meaning Western Region points can also be earned at those speedplants. [Read More]

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80-plus IMCA state champions earn Allstar Performance awards

WATERVLIET, Mich. – Allstar Performance rewards more than 80 drivers who win state championships in 2014, the Watervliet, Mich., high performance parts manufacturer’s fifth season as an IMCA sponsor. IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, IMCA Late Model and IMCA Sunoco Stock Car state cham­pions each earn $100 gift cards. All IMCA Eagle Motorsports RaceSaver Sprint Car, IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod, Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center Southern SportMod and Mach-1 Sport Compact state champions receive $50 gift cards. Gift cards can be applied toward purchases from any Allstar distributor. Information about Allstar products as well as dealer locations is available at the www.allstarperformance.com website. State championship gift cards will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Eighty-seven IMCA state champions reigned last year, three more than the previous record set in 2012; 575 different drivers have won state crowns since the program was intro­duced in 2000. “This is a program that continues to grow every year and something that racers take [Read More]

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5th-year sponsor CPD Racing Tools gives Deery, Hawkeye Dirt Tour, Kupper awards

FORT DODGE, Iowa – Top 10 finishers in point standings for four special series receive product certificates from fifth-year IMCA sponsor CPD Racing Tools. Fifty dollar product certifi­cates, good toward shock services from the Fort Dodge, Iowa, manufac­turer, go to competitors in the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models, the XSAN Haw­keye Dirt Tour for Modifieds and the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Tour for Modifieds and Stock Cars. Drivers who lead the most main event laps over the course of those series each receive $200 product certificates for a complete electric tire station. Information about CPD products and services is available by calling 515 570-4329 and at the www.cpdracingtools.com website. “The battle to lead the most laps is an interesting one, and specifically with the Deery Brothers Summer Series last year when it came down to the last night and a tiebreaker, as both champion Brian Harris and runner-up Justin Kay led an identical 171 laps on the season,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “I hope the competition is just as fierce this [Read More]

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Big Daddy Race Cars banner new for Hobby Stock’s Northern Region

NORFOLK, Neb. – Already boasting a resume that includes a national championship and more than 300 feature wins, Big Daddy Race Cars takes on another partnership role with IMCA this season. The Norfolk, Neb., chassis builder is the new title sponsor of the Northern Region for Hobby Stocks and will furnish a portion of the point fund for top five drivers in official point standings for 2014. “We’d been contacted three or four years ago about giving lap money for the Hobby Stock race of champions at Super Nationals and that was a great way to get the word out about our cars,” owner Dale Bittner said. “The regional sponsorship is another great opportunity. The Hobby Stocks are a growing class of race cars and IMCA has done a good job with point funds and contingency awards. It seems like they’re always getting new Hobby Stock tracks in new states.” Big Daddy Race Cars Northern Region tracks are in eastern Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The [Read More]

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Ideal Ready Mix sponsors Deery Ironman Challenge

WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa – An exclusive starting field is guaranteed for a new race on the Deery Brothers Summer Series schedule. Ideal Ready Mix sponsors the $1,000 to win, minimum of $100 to start event on Friday, Oct. 3. Only drivers with perfect attendance through the first 18 IMCA Late Model tour events of the season and former series champions will be in the starting grid on opening night of the Ideal Ready Mix Liberty 100 Weekend. That weekend also marks the finale for the 28th annual Deery Series. “This race was one of the most anticipated on the tour a few seasons back but due to some changes in scheduling we had to discontinue the event,” IMCA Marketing Director Kevin Yoder said. “However, we’ve added the Liberty 100 to the Deery schedule in 2014 and it gave us the opportunity we were looking for to bring it back through the tremendous support of Ideal Ready Mix. “It will be a ‘can’t miss’ race featuring the best racers on the Deery Brothers Summer Series circuit, [Read More]

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Karl Chevrolet, Karl Performance continue generous contingency programs with IMCA

ANKENY, Iowa – Karl Chevrolet and Karl Performance continue prominent contingency award programs benefitting IMCA drivers in all divisions. Karl Chevrolet, the new and pre-owned automotive dealership located in Ankeny, returns as title sponsor for the Northern SportMod division and furnishes a portion of the $5,000 point fund to be paid to top 10 drivers in final national point standings. All Northern and Southern SportMod drivers are required to display two Karl decals on their race car to be eligible for point fund checks, which will be presented during the national awards banquet in November or mailed beginning the following week from the IMCA home office. Karl Chevrolet also gives $50 gift cards to IMCA drivers winning track championships while competing exclusively with crate engines. Those cards can be applied toward the purchase of any 602 crate accessories by Hobby Stock and SportMod recipients or any 604 crate accessories by Modified recipients. Sign-up forms must be mailed by Aug. 1 for crate drivers to be eligible for those prizes. Karl Performance, the Des Moines-based engine [Read More]

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JRi Shocks makes impression with awards in four divisions

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Looking to make a bullish impression, JRi Shocks gives contingency awards to eligible drivers in four divisions in its first season as an IMCA sponsor. Product certificates with a total value of $6,750 go to IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modified, IMCA Late Model, IMCA Sunoco Stock Car and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod competitors, cour­tesy of the Mooresville, N.C., manufacturer. “We want to help drivers with shock absorbers that are affordable and better quality than what they have now,” said JRi Dirt Track Market Manager Vincent Guliani. “IMCA has been around for a long time and is a well-known sanctioning body. We have a new facility and look to grow our brand.” Recently relocated to the former Red Bull Racing facility, JRi manufactures shocks for street and military use, as well as the complete gamut of high performance and outdoor recreation applica­tions. The company was founded in 2007 by industry veteran Jeff Ryan. The move to the new site gave JRi a more central site in Mooresville under one roof. “We’ve grown pretty [Read More]